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Catalan Localization

Catalan Localization

In order to attract Catalan-speaking customers and clients, you will have to familiarize yourself with the idea of Catalan localization. Catalan localization is the process of adapting the language, appearance, and functionality of a product or website for Catalan-speaking regions in Spain and France. Catalan presents a variety of unique challenges to Catalan-speaking localization professionals.

Catalan Localization

To ensure a positive reception of your software, website, and documentation, it is a good idea to work with an experienced localization company. Your localization service provider should employ native Catalan-speaking teams of localization specialists who understand how to anticipate and solve the myriad of potential Catalan localization issues.

Some examples of localization issues:

Website IssuesLocalization Requirements
Color schemeInoffensive colors for example
Date, time, currency formatsChange to standard Catalan formats
eCommerce paymentsEnable various payment methods such as bank transfers


Software IssuesLocalization Requirements
Time-to-marketTranslation memory tools help speed translation
High user expectationsTesters should be Catalan speakers


Documentation IssuesLocalization Requirements
Text lengthAccommodate possible text expansion/contraction
Printing Catalan fontsEmbed fonts in PDF file for printer


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